by Paul Bass | Oct 30, 2014 5:35 pm | Comments (5)
An immigrant-rights activist crashed Michelle Obama’s party for Dan Malloy in New Haven Thursday—and ended up impressed with how the First Lady responded.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 30, 2014 8:36 am | Comments (2)
State Rep. Dillon’s Republican opponent found it tough to get people to open their doors on the campaign trail. Dillon, by contrast, got not only a hello at the threshold of Mia Duff’s cozy house—but an invitation inside for a 20-minute chat on campaign issues.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 29, 2014 12:55 pm | Comments (7)
With just a week to go until Election Day, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill told a room full of seniors that when it comes to voting, the crisis isn’t voter fraud. The real crisis is that not enough people are participating in the a fundamental part of democracy by voting.
by marcia chambers | Oct 29, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (3)
Ted Kennedy Jr.‘s opponent has called on him to return the public money his campaign received given the fact that he also accepted close to $100,000 in separate “pass-through” money from the state Democratic Party—after Kennedy had promised to combat the “polluting” influence of money in politics.
by Brian Slattery | Oct 28, 2014 4:12 pm | Comments (3)
Dannel Malloy has lied to us, over and over. Dannel Malloy always tells us the truth. Tom Foley has our backs. Tom Foley will ship our jobs to Mexico.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 27, 2014 3:28 pm | Comments (1)
Bob Megna shifted into drive for his reelection campaign—on decidedly mellower wheels.
by Diana Li | Oct 27, 2014 8:14 am | Comments (10)
The head of the Democracy Fund’s board has put together updated—and more conservative—numbers to try to reopen a debate on offering public matching dollars in races for Board of Alders seats.
by Allan Appel | Oct 23, 2014 12:38 pm | Comments (2)
Lou Grimaldi had two choices to make: Which pastry to eat. And, for a change, which candidate to vote for.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 22, 2014 8:16 am | Comments (1)
When U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro arrived at Park Ridge Apartments at 40 Austin St.Tuesday afternoon, she met a packed room of nearly 200 with the gusto and ease of someone who wins elections, and knows that every interaction counts.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (6)
Only one steely-eyed door-opener interrupted Jim O’Connell mid-sentence Saturday, refused his flyer, and declared, “Sorry, I’m a stone Democrat.”